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Kumar Sangakkara 111 - Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 38th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Kumar Sangakkara 111 - Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 38th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011


Watch the highlights of Kumar Sangakkara 111 - Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 38th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 - ICC Cricket World Cup tournament of the Group A 38th ODI match played between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Wankhede, Mumbai in 18th March 2011.

Kumar Sangakkara century and Muttiah Muralitharan four-for helped to Sri Lanka comfortable 112-run victory over New Zealand in the World Cup Group A match.

* Kumar Sangakkara made his first ODI century since June 2008.

* 145 : Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene set up the second-highest partnership for Sri Lanka against New Zealand in a World Cup.

* Kumar Sangakkara and Jayawardene have put together 4724 partnership runs in ODIs, which is the highest by a non-opening pair. This was also their tenth century partnership in ODIs, which puts them in second place, next only to the Sachin Tendulkar-Rahul Dravid pair, who have 11.

* In World Cups, this was their third century partnership in ten innings, but the first against a Test-playing team. Only three other non-opening pairs have got three hundred stands in World Cups.

* 112 : This was third-highest victory by terms of runs for Sri Lanka against New Zealand in ODIs.

* Muttiah Muralitharan's bowling returns of 4 for 25 is his second-best in World Cups, next only to his 4 for 19 against Ireland in 2007.

* New Zealand's total of 153 is their fourth-lowest in a World Cup match, and their poorest against Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka scored decent total of 265-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Kumar Sangakkara 111 - which was his 11th ODI hundred, Mahela Jayawardene struck 66 off 90-balls including six-fours and Angelo Mathews cracked a unbeaten 46 off 35-balls included four boundaries.

New Zealand best bowler by Tim Southee picked up 3-wickets, Nathan McCullum takes two-wickets, Scott Styris and Jacob Oram each took one-wickets.

New Zealand scored 153 for all-out in 35 overs with top scorer by Ross Taylor struck 33 off 55-balls including 3-fours and a six, James Franklin, Jacob Oram both scored 20-runs and Jesse Ryder 19.

Kumar Sangakkara named Player of the match for his spectacular batting display of scoring 111-runs knocked off facing 128-balls including 12-fours and 2-sixes.